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President-elect Donald J. Trump’s upset win almost certainly means the end of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as we know it, but experts who spoke at Patient-Centered Oncology Care Thursday and Friday said the movement toward value-based payment will continue. The fifth annual meeting, presented by The American Journal of Managed Care, took place in Baltimore, Maryland.
With value-based reimbursement now far from its infancy, the chief medical officer for Humana will forecast what’s ahead in payment reform—and how oncology connects with what is happening in primary care, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry. Roy A. Beveridge, MD, will open Patient-Centered Oncology Care, which will meet November 17-18, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Despite progress, tying healthcare payments to value has proved easier in theory than in practice, according to speakers at this fall’s meeting of the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition. Experts convened October 20-21, 2016, by The American Journal of Managed Care looked ahead at the challenges the next president will face with the future of the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Song is a resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. The American Journal of Managed Care presents the award to an early-career researcher whose achievements show the potential for exceptional long-term contributions in the field of managed care.
Today, federal officials released the final rule for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which will overhaul the way doctors are paid. To understand what this rule means to the future of value-based healthcare, join The American Journal of Managed Care October 20-21, 2016, in Philadelphia for the fall meeting of its ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition.
Whether it’s the high cost of insulin or the question of when to start combination therapy, the new issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care, covers up-to-the-minute topics in this special issue on therapeutics. Editor-in-chief Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP, leads off this issue featuring voices of providers, pharmaceutical leaders, payers, and patients.
At what point does the cost of cancer therapy affect the results? The current issue of Evidence-Based Oncology, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care, takes on one of today’s biggest treatment challenges: the eye-popping prices of today’s new therapies can erect barriers to care before it begins.
Healthcare as we have known it doesn’t work cooperatively, which is one reason it costs way too much, according to Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, president emeritus and senior fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and co-originator of the term the Triple Aim. Berwick spoke with The American Journal of Managed Care as it publishes reports on Aligning Forces for Quality, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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